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NSF updates FAQs about public access to research results

March 8, 2017

On March 7, 2017, NSF published answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) concerning public access to research results (NSF 17-060).

Learn more in the special report: Public Access to Results of NSF-funded Research.    

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. In fiscal year (FY) 2018, its budget is $7.8 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 50,000 competitive proposals for funding and makes about 12,000 new funding awards.

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